Dried Jujube Dates (Hong Zao), also known as the Jujube date, originated from China and has been cultivated for 4000 years. Today, this sweet treat is grown throughout China, the Middle East, northern Africa and even in southern Europe. They range from the size of an olive to a chicken egg - Dried Jujube Dates have more flesh and are often stuffed with a walnut as a delicious snack.
Our jujube dates are dried for a long shelf life and so if you're cooking with these, just re-hydrate them by soaking in water beforehand. Please note that these dates are not pitted to ensure the flavour is kept. Available in 100g and 500g bags.
Benefits may include:
- High source of Vitamin A, B and C
- May assist boosting of the immune system and help fighting infections
- Contains plenty of magnesium and calcium
- Can help with treating insomnia
- May assist treating anaemia, muscle weakness, fatigue, lightheadedness and QI deficiency
- Rich in Cyclic AMP which is important in energy production within cells
- May help constipation
- High in fibre
Jujube dates have a crisp red skin, and then a soft, spongy centre that is sweet and slightly tart. These crimson delights can be eaten fresh or can be used in cooking, soups, desserts, sweet tea and even in herbal medicine! Click here for recipe ideas.
Dried Jujube Dates are prized for their abundance of antioxidants, flavonoids, vitamins, minerals and fibre - making them somewhat of a superfood!
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